Alan Rolston

Owner & director


Alan Rolston is the Owner and Director of Residential Rentals. He has watched his business grow significantly since opening its doors in 2001.

Alan has been involved in the property industry since a young age of 16 when he purchased his first investment property and rented it for $18 per week! Over the years he has constructed in excess of 800 houses for home owners and investors through his own construction company. Focusing on building good quality brick and tile three and four bedroom homes that attracted high quality tenants and provided an investment property that was maintenance and worry free.

In 2001 Alan's established Residential Rentals Ltd as a boutique property management company that people will refer to as their number one choice, he has done just that. The objective was to manage his client’s properties on a very personal basis and be sure that the properties had high quality tenants that paid their rent on time and looked after the home as if it was their own.

In his spare time, Alan likes to spend time with his wife, children and grandchildren, travel overseas for work and leisure, maintain and work on his property which he built himself and keeping fit and healthy.

Angela Rolston



Angela has a career background in Sales and Operations Management with a solid foundation in customer service which means Angela has the knowledge to make this business run smoothly and efficiently. Angela is dedicated to offering transparency to clients and always operating with the highest levels of integrity and ensuring high standards are consistently met throughout the business. With a professional view of the industry Angela will give honest advice to ensure your property is well managed at all times.

When Angela was 20 years of age she worked for Alan in his construction company for a year prior to leaving for her first sales role in the construction industry. With a passion for residential property, Angela returned to the family business to share her energy and expertise with the team.

In her free time, Angela enjoys working out at her husband’s CrossFit gym, walking their dog Lily and spending time with friends and family over delicious meals.



+6422 018 4652

Michelle Galbraith

Property Manager


Michelle is originally from Durban, South Africa and immigrated to New Zealand with her family in 2009. Michelle has a background in finance and started her career in property management in 2014.

Michelle's strong background in property management gives her an extensive understanding of all aspects to owning an investment property and managing the client relationship. Michelle is solutions orientated and enjoys building relationships with owners and tenants, always working to do her best to ensure that everything runs smoothly.

Michelle will look after your investment, take the time to listen to your needs and ensure your experience owning an investment property is stress free!

In her spare time Michelle likes to spend time with her family and friends or catch up on her art projects.



  +6421 742 730

Zelda Thompson

Property Manager


Zelda comes to Residential Rentals with over 6 years of property management experience. With clear, straight forward communication and outstanding customer service Zelda understands that property management is a business of relationships in addition to the management of a property.

Zelda's background in Property Management and also owning her own investment property allows her to understand what it's like to be a landlord and how important it is to have an honest, trustworthy and reliable property manager for you. Zelda looks after all new business enquiries and she is focused on ensuring that the introduction to Residential Rentals runs smoothly for all parties concerned.

Being born in South Africa, Zelda has made Auckland her permanent home and she loves being outdoors, spending time her family and dogs and fishing!




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